Glenn Close

8

Great

The Girl with All the Gifts review

In a strong year for smart, unpatronising horror, veteran TV director Colm McCarthy made his second feature (his first being 2010’s distinctive Outcast) with screenwriter Mike Carey adapting his own novel.

6

Fair

Love, Marilyn review (DVD)

What more can be said about one of the greatest big-screen sex sirens of the past 100 years? Marilyn Monroe was probably the person who changed the face of the...

8

Great

Albert Nobbs review

This tale has been a labour of love for Glenn Close for 30 years. She played the title role on stage in 1982 and now finally brings it to the...

8

Great

Mars Attacks! review (Blu-ray)

Upon its theatrical release way back in 1996, Mars Attacks! was mysteriously marketed as a “spoof of Independence Day” – which meant audiences were expecting a cross between Airplane! and...

8

Great

Damages: Season 1

“Get me a lawyer.” Funny how fashions change. A few years ago, the last thing TV needed was another lawyer.

4

Poor

Evening

“We’re curious creatures aren’t we? Us women,” pipes Ann Grant (Redgrave) as she lies, literally, on her death bed. Well, yes you are, and Evening is testament to this.